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Assistant Superintendent

Copper River Country Club, a private Club located in beautiful Fresno, CA, is currently seeking a skilled and motivated individual to serve as Assistant Golf Course Superintendent.  Interested individuals should submit resume and references via email to the HR Director tonyam@copperrivercountryclub.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be considered in the 1st review of applications. Submissions must be in by October 25, 2021 at 9:00AM.

 Under the Golf Course Superintendent's supervision, this individual will assist in directing and participating in the full maintenance of the golf course, including tees, greens, fairways, cart paths, grounds, and other facilities.

Essential job responsibilities will include:

  • Assists in planning, supervising, and participating in the maintenance of greens, tees and fairways; schedules work; supervises the employees and use of the equipment.
  • Instructs equipment operators on the operation and care of equipment; supervises pesticide applications and operates/calibrates pesticide application equipment; supervises and participates in the operation and maintenance of pumps, irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Assists in personnel management, evaluates, trains and disciplines as needed.
  • Promotes harmonious working relationships with employees and club members.
  •  Diagnosis turf, plant nutrition and pest control needs, fertilization and herbicides as well as documents appropriate record-keeping.  Maintains compliance with all local, State and Federal laws pertaining to chemical storage, handling and disposal.
  • Oversees safety requirements, ensuring that all staff are properly trained in their areas as well as on all necessary equipment.
  • Assists in the prioritizing and preparing assignment of daily and weekly work schedules.
  • Assists in the construction and maintenance of the grounds and facilities.
  • Oversees and participates in repairs of broken lines or valves for irrigation system. Also assists in the planning and development of irrigation systems, including redesigns and modifications of existing irrigation system.
  • Directs staff and participates in the planting of new vegetation, the replacement, spraying, pruning and trimming of trees and shrubs, the preparation of soil plant beds for aesthetically pleasing arrangements and tending to high stress areas.
  • Supervises and assures preventative and corrective maintenance on all equipment.
  • Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that staff is working within OSHA, city safety, state and federal guidelines for safe work conditions.
  • Assists in supervising and controlling expenses associated with maintenance operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals and fertilizers & equipment.

A successful applicant will be a hard-working individual with 3-years of experience as an Assistant, a 2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Applicants must be able to communicate/converse in English with the Superintendent and staff (both golf course & pro shop); present a positive attitude and a professional image; be available for work on weekends and holidays; be available to sometimes work for extended hours; be able to work in an outdoor environment and be regularly exposed to weather conditions including summer heat and winter cold; and understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.


Educational Requirements

2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science) or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required

Experience Requirements

3-years of experience as an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

Special Requirements

Valid Driver License (if out of State, must obtain CA license within 30 days)

CA Pesticide Applicator LIcense

Job Benefits

Group Health (Medical/Dental/Vision)

Paid Vacation

Paid Sick Leave


Date Job is Available



Job Application Instructions

send resume to: tonyam@copperrivercountryclub.com

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